Textual thesaurus for "tightness"

(noun) tautness

lack of movement or room for movement

(noun) tightfistedness, meanness, closeness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness

extreme stinginess

(noun) concentration, denseness, density, compactness

the spatial property of being crowded together

(noun) constriction

a tight feeling in some part of the body

he felt a constriction in her chest; she felt an alarming tightness in her chest; emotion caused a constriction of his throat

(noun) stringency

a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit